Preliminary Test Setup of the METU Defocusing Beamline, an Irradiation Test Facility in Turkey

METU-Defocusing Beam Line (METU-DBL) Project has been started in August 2015 and aims to construct a beam line at Turkish Atomic Energy Authority Sarayköy Nuclear Education and Research Center Proton Accelerator Facility to perform Single Event Effect (SEE) tests for the first time in Turkey. The METU-DBL is 8m-long and has quadrupole magnets to enlarge the beam size and collimators to reduce the flux. When complete the METU-DBL will provide a beam that is suitable according to ESA ESCC No. 25100 Single Event Effects Test Method and Guidelines standard. The METU-DBL beam size is 15.40cm x 21.55cm and the flux will be variable between 10⁵ p/cm²/s and 10¹⁰ p/cm²/s. The METU-DBL will serve space, particle, nuclear and medical physics communities starting from 2018 with performing irradiation tests. A preliminary test setup is being constructed towards first tests in March 2017. The beam size will be 6cm x 8cm and the flux will be 1.4x10⁹ p/cm²/s for preliminary test setup. The METU-DBL project construction status for the preliminary test setup is presented in this poster.
International Particle Accelerator Conference, 2017


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M. B. Demirköz, “Preliminary Test Setup of the METU Defocusing Beamline, an Irradiation Test Facility in Turkey,” presented at the International Particle Accelerator Conference, 2017, Kopenhag, Danimarka, 2017, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: